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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. slovenly
No puedes presentarte a la entrevista con ese aspecto desaliñado.You can't go to the interview looking that slovenly.
b. scruffy
Marco anda muy desaliñado desde que rompió con Amanda.Marco's rather scruffy since he broke up with Amanda.
c. untidy
Paul y yo llegamos a un hostal viejo y desaliñado, pero al menos la gente era amable.Paul and I got to an old and untidy hostel, but at least the people were nice.
d. disheveled
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
María siempre trae ropa cómoda y desaliñada.Maria's always wearing comfortable and disheveled clothing.
e. dishevelled (United Kingdom)
Después de 26 horas de vuelo, llegué al aeropuerto todo desaliñado.After the 26-hour flight, I arrived in the airport completely dishevelled.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona, aspecto)
a. scruffy
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1 (descuidado) slovenly
2 (desordenado) untidy; dishevelled; disheveled; (EEUU)
3 (negligente) careless; slovenly
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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